Celebrations at the MA Show
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Congratulations to our graduating MA students, whose outstanding work is exhibited in the MA Show, on until Saturday 10 September.

The MA ceremony took place on Monday 5 September, in a wonderful celebration of the students’ success and achievements, with students, staff, family, friends and supporters coming together.

Art School Principal, Dr Lois Rowe

The event was also the perfect opportunity to welcome the Art School’s new Principal, Dr Lois Rowe, who has taken up her post this week. Lois was able to meet many of the Art School’s friends, supporters and partners and is looking forward to meeting many more in the coming weeks and months.

Chair of the Board of Trustees, Jamie Bill

The opening address from the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Jamie Bill, was followed by the Graduands’ addresses, this year delivered by┬áBonnie Salter, MA Art & Material Histories; Nicola Shreeve, MA Conservation; and Simon Bejer, MA Fine Art. The graduands thanked their tutors and fellow students for their tremendous support and remarked on the rich diversity of ideas and experience nurtured at the Art School through its cross-disciplinary nature.


Graduands Bonnie Salter, Nicola Shreeve, Simon Bejer

Congratulations followed as this year’s postgraduate prize winners were announced:

Astor Materials Prize – Ann Wasdell, MA Fine Art (continuing student)

City & Guilds of London Art School ACS Studio Residency Prize – Simon Bejer, MA Fine Art.

City & Guilds of London Art School MA Prize for Outstanding Critical Engagement – Romulo Avi, MA Fine Art & Yasmin Noorbakhsh, MA Fine Art

Slaughterhaus Print Studio Prize – Angela A’Court, MA Art & Material Histories

Tony Carter Award – Simon Head, MA Fine Art

Kimberley Ahmet, Senior Manager at the Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) presenting the City & Guilds of London Art School ACS Studio Residency Prize to Simon Bejer, MA Fine Art.

A huge congratulations to all our graduating students and prize winners!

The MA Show continues until Saturday 10 September, and you are encouraged to visit and view the truly outstanding work on display. As well as the final work and presentations from our MA Fine Art, MA Art & Material Histories, MA Carving and MA Conservation graduates, visitors can view pieces from our Co-Chair of Students and our Fellows – in all, over 30 exhibitors!

Wednesday 7 September, 11:00-18:00
Thursday 8 September, 11:00-18:00
Friday 9 September, 13:00-20:00, bar open from 18:00
Saturday 10 September, 10:00-17:00

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